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upon both sides of the bay. >> the as beat the rangers. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is at the coliseum in oakland right now where the as are still looking to win their division. elissa, pretty exciting. >> reporter: it is exciting and hopefully they didn't celebrate with too much champagne last night because they have another game today against the rangers if they want to win their division but the as have clinched a spot in the play- offs for the first time in six years, a big win over the texas rangers last night. the score was 4-3 and if you missed that strikeout in the 9th inning, here it is. >> he struck him out! and the oakland athletics -- >> reporter: this was the as fourth straight win in six of seven. more than 2 1,000 fans saw the six-year dry spell finally end. this is really a story about the underdogs coming up ahead. in the clubhouse, corks were flying, champagne flowing. this is a big deal because nobody expected it this year. the team is young. there are 15 rookies on the roster. and many of them actually played key roles in last night's win like pit
. they beat the rangers at the coliseum three to one in front of 30,000 fans. there was one run allowed over six innings. they've tied the rangers for first place in the west. this is the 162nd game of the season. al began just after 12 said that. >> this was not supposed to happen this is like cinderella crashing the ball. it's an unbelievable story in baseball right now. most experts pick the coast oakland a's to lose a hundred games and now they're on the process of winning the american league west. they're already in the playoffs and that's great news. if they win today they are the champs of their division and will have one of the best records in all of baseball. probably the most improbable story and all of baseball. they have one of the smallest pay rolls and they were 13 games behind the texas rangers on june 30th before they made this unbelievable round. they won five in a row. it did make it 60 their division champs. they will not have to go to the crazy wild card playoff scenario. they can sit at home and wait to figure out who they are going to play. to put in perspective, their
-one = final score. the share of the division with the texas rangers. and this is coming tonight with the here are some of the highlights. this was the winning play. just amazing. jackie, this could be a real! we could be looking at the a l west? >> yes. probably the most improbable story in baseball this year the oakland a's. 93/68 tied with the texas rangers. there were 13 games behind the texas rangers and the of the word bacthey have come back-this is the last game of the season and they are in the dead heat. the winner of this game will be the american league champion it will get a little bit of time off. and it all comes down to this. who would have thought this? at the beginning of the season, oakland athletics were a long shot. they didn't improbable comeback but as you mentioned, 30,000 fans and probably the same to the oakland fans are going crazy. and as i mentioned earlier one of the most improbable teams. they have clinched the playoff spot. they will get a little bit of time off. and i think that it will be packed again tonight. they seem to be winning night after night after ni
against the rangers winning yet again, hottest team in the majors, absolutely on fire, if they can beat the rangers today they win the al west. in the chronicle today, the a's and oakland alameda authority negotiating five year extension with mlb offering to negotiate the deal. wolf quoted as saying he's absolutely interested in the extension. he has made no secret he would prefer to have the team move to san jose, a lot of problems with that. san jose is officially giants' territory. mlb has been looking that the issue for three years, hasn't come up with anything wolf says if they don't come up with something soon, forget about it. a's face a 50 million dollar payment to the coliseum if the team does leave early for san jose. there is no place to play in san jose on top of all that. if they approve the stadium in san jose today it would be years until it could be built. where are the a's gonna play? according to the article today looks like they are going to be staying in oakland for at least the next five years. the ceo of clorox based in oakland says to wolf if you don't want to kee
and could close the gap on the rangers who lost the first game of the double-header today against the angels. the a's are an exciting team to watch this year. a's led 2-0. justin smoak, rbi single. a 2-2 game. looking for the go-ahead run in the ticket. watch josh donaldson rob smoak to get the final out of the inning. check it out, a great play. that would be a game-safer because in the eighth, cespedes drills it down the line. 3-2, a's. two batters later, josh reddick. see ya. his third home run in the last four games. a two-run shot. a's won 5-26789 they are a game and a half behind the rangers for a division lead. 2 1/2 ahead of the angels for the final wildcard spot. >>> padres hosting the giants and who said divided loyalties can get alone. giants trail. 100th home run for the giants this season ties it at five. two batters later, home run number 101 from hunter pence. two-run shot. giants take the 7-5 victory. on to l.a. to end the regular season with three against the dodgers. >>> and you will not believe the ending of golf's ryder cup today. we will have it for you coming up at six.
to the playoffs zero yet! >> it was sole hot and quiet with a home run was hit we are ready for the rangers. >> the suite was amazing yes i think they can make it to the playoffs is up to them than to have to rely on anyone else they have in their hand they can do it. >> the last time the a's made it to the playoffs was in 2006 in oakland reggie colmar kron 4 news. >> for the giants beat san diego 7-5. now on to football the oakland raiders were roughed up losing to the denver broncos 37-6 the game was close in the first half. the broncos unpaid many came out the second half but up 27 straight points. the san francisco forty-niners meanwhile shut out the new york jets 34-0 is the final score. the jets were not able to do anything on either side of the ball all day long. the san francisco 49ers are 3-1 in the season and are still trailing. we will take a break at 4: 53 we will have more of a look outside. not much fog to speak of. q >> ann hathaway deter fairytale wedding. >> justin beeper gives new meaning to the san the show must go on the pop star got sick to in the kickoff concert of is
, the oakland as shock the texas rangers and major league baseball as well as they won the american league west. quite a year for the as. they came from down four runs to beat the rangers 12-5 in that division deciding game. the as swept texas and clinch. home field advantage in the first round of the play -- clinched home field advantage in the first round of the play- offs. >> too many times people want to point to intangibles and not recognize that there are some good baseball players there. no such thing being lucky for 162 games. >> as opened the play-offs saturday in detroit. they will play two there and three here. >>> sad no, sir. as relief pitcher brad neshek. his wife had a baby a few days ago. now asking for prayers after their first baby died in florida a few days after he was born. >>> 2,000 people are expected today for the installation of a new roman catholic archbishop in san francisco. but the ceremony is expected to draw protestors outside st. mary's cathedral. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is there to explain. >> reporter: supporters -- rather, demonstrators are in the exactly
's. the american league west taking down the texas rangers. we are going to go live to the oakland coliseum or check our stone. tell us about the excited fans. j.r.? -- >> we are talking what the excitement. this is a pair of goggles because the photojournalist needed this with champagne. and we would need to show you this video but first, you can see the end of the line. this was over two-hours with people lined up looking for tickets. let me take a special moment. the end of the moment where there was a couple of hours this afternoon after that fly ball. you can see the oakland a's running out on the field. it was exciting. there were on the field even after they had victory. and with several items going on and they had that a victory lap a round the field. finally making their way down stairs and i think that are they going to have champagne. as we are waiting to interview. these big huge courts of champagne bottles and we talked to some of these players. and this is what they had to say. >> are you tired of drinking champagne? [laughter] what kind of question. heck no. >> and this litt
you. how about your oakland as? they came from down four runs to beat rangers 12-5 to win the american league west yesterday. in front of a sellout crowd the as swept texas to finish a historic late season surge. they won the last six games and clinched the home field advantage in the first round of the play-offs. >> too many times this year people want to point to intangibles and not recognize that there are some good baseball players there. and there's no such thing as being lucky for 162 games. >> as open play-offs saturday. the first, two in detroit saturday and sunday. but on a sat note about as relief pitcher pat neshek acquired a month or two ago, a sad note when he asked for prayers after his first child died in florida less than a day after he was born. >>> thousands of people are expected for the installation mass of the new roman catholic bishop in san francisco. it will draw protestors outside st. mary's cathedral. cate caugiran explains why some of the his views are controversial. >> reporter: good morning. that's because demonstrators are concerned about the new archbisho
. >> announcer: they are going to the post-season, unbelievable! >> the a's beat the rangers 4-3 last night locking up at least a wild card spot. they partied like they've never been here before, because most of them haven't. >> unbelievable, words can't explain, come as far as we have and nobody expected it, it is a good feeling. >> amazing. amazing! >> amazing! a's can win the title outright by beating the rangers again tonight and tomorrow afternoon to hopefully, sweep the series. >> i saw that scene in moneyball. 11 teams from the america's cup world series will take the san francisco bay again today for the second leg. today free practice sailing with qualifying event tomorrow, championship racing begins thursday. huge turnout is expected as usual as the 45 foot boats race around the bay. the blue angels will cruise into town fleet week they arrive tonight flying in formation into sfo joined by ships and sailors from around the world. mayor lee kicked off fleet week yesterday. >> seeing the blue angels fly and practice and the parade of ships that we have. >> this is probably going to
towards the play offs. a win over the texas rangers. they have now locked up a wild card spot which would be a one game winner take all as the a's win their final regular season game against the rangers they would clench the american league west and bypass the wild card. well, take a look at this talk about excessive celebration a junior hockey player in new jersey got a big surprise after scoring a goal going straight through the glass. best new of all though he was not hurt and his team won four to one. >>> well, thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we will see you the next time news breaks. i'm julie haener. our coverage continues with the 10:00 news tonight. we are live in the south bay with hot weather and we are always here for you at ktvu.com. tmz is coming up next right here on tv 36 what appears on the surface to be an understated example of unequaled american achievement, is actually an extremely sophisticated apparatus of goodness and flavor, bonded together by a perfectly aged, all natural, tasty... gooey... blanket of love.
. taking down the texas rangers and was denied for celebrating. you see it was-a night for celebrating. j.r. >> the oakland a's are the best in the west. the a.l. west champions. >> we are just trying to play. it is not essentials happen that often the a.l. west champions. it is difficult to put it into words i'm going to celebrate with my teammates. >> they celebrated. with bob dowsing and champagne. and the a.l. west. called the second and the several days. >> are you getting tired of drinking champagne? >> the fire an-the party has just started-- >> are you tired of drinking champagne? >> what? [laughter] what type of question is that, heck no. >> at one point this one cameraman was doused by players. however, there were just leaving trying to make the minor leagues. >> i was not expecting to be here. i was hoping to get an opportunity. and this is what you dream about. >> outside of the a's box office but for 2.5 hours after wednesday's game if it was a long line. every ticket booth was open as they waited to get the playoff ticket. j. r. stone, kron 4 news. >>pam: team coverage conti
number is 3 for a post-season spot the angels and rangers rained out. madison baumgarner eric gives up a three nothing lead, the only lasted for running's the padres beat the giants 7-3. riders cup team usa on a roll. leads europe 10-6 they need 4 1/2 points to take the cut. for cal the cut a to 3 against asu in the fourth that is as close as they got. cal falls 27-17 they are 1-4 on the year. for san jose state defense outstanding freshman kicker head of four field goals center is a state over navy and 12-0 tomorrow you can see the raiders and denver. >>> your hand end up the a's tomorrow >>> all be there tomorrow you want to go? [ female announcer ] you want family dinner to be special. dad, we want pizza. you guys said tacos. [ female announcer ] it doesn't always work out that way. you know what? we're spending too much money on eating out anyway. honey, come look at this. [ female announcer ] my money map from wells fargo is a free online tool that helps you track your spending. so instead of having to deal with a tight budget, you could have a tighter family. ♪ wells fargo. tog
we go live to our washington, d.c. bureau. >>> the oakland as beat the texas rangers, 4-3. the as are heading back to the playoffs for first time in six years. [ cheers ] >> struck out all three batters at the top of the 9th. the celebration started. that means at the very least, the as clinched one of the two american league championships. the celebration moved into the clubhouse. the champagne, the beer was knowing. the players started dancing, too. coco crisp played a big role in the game, doubling in the go- ahead run and epscoreed the eventual run. you know, you wouldn't think that all of these rookies would be doing something like this but they have better mentality and they have this useful spark. >> yeah. the as have two games left, tonight and tomorrow afternoon. the now -- they are now one game behind texas. if they win both against the rangers the as will be the western division champs. the as still get that wild card spot. >> that's very excite sighting. very good news. >>> 7:11. nurses on strike. there could be a walkout and what it means for urgent care. >>
, they will be the champs. you can get the coliseum will be rocking today. the as taking on the rangers in a crucial series. >> strike three called! [ cheers ] >> reporter: last night, the as beat the rangers 3-1 and that put them in the tie for the rest. they've now erased what's been a 13-game deficit. if the as win today, they would go straight to the series. that begins this weekend. as the as are making this incredible push to the playoffs, they are more reason to celebrate. it looks like the team will be staying put in oakland for at least the next five years. they won't be moving to the south bay, it doesn't look like, until 2018. that's because the coliseum authority recently handed the as, a five-year extension and lew wolff is apparently very interested in reaching an agreement to keep them here for the foreseeable future. some folks say winning will go a long way to keep the team here. >> people support the team and they love the team. we've been told they don't want to stay. but today, it's exciting, the fans will be out. the buzz around the bay is exciting. >> reporter: yesterday at the colise
tonight a's fell behind early to the rangers in texas yesterday. they came back in the 9th with homeruns the a's still lose 9-7 flitting -- splitting four game series with rangers. one game back for top spot. giants win final home game at at&t beating d-backs giants open in san diego for three games starting tonight end the season in los angeles next week. >>. >> next, the san francisco city college officials say they have a plan to keep college open as it faces severe financial difficulty and threat of lose ago . >>> rush hour mess. preparations underway for this evening's critical mass ride in san francisco, organizers celebrate their 20th anniversary. >> here's a look at our high temperatures for today, more cloud cover coast upper 50s to -- a lot of 70s around the bay and 80s even 90s into the east bay valleys around the country today, a lot of 70s and 80s -- [ inaudible ] check this out, everybody running green, no widespread area of severe weather expected, i believe we'll have flight arrival delays into sfo not oakland and san jose when they let >>> good morning thanks for joinin
, rangers and a's go at 87:05, 70° dropping to six i -- 60 by the end of the game. thursday around 16 to 20° cooler coast to inland cooler saturday, sunday. >>> good morning. if you you are headed to the game, expect delays, 880 around the coliseum jams before and after. right now san mateo bridge looking good tail lights towards the highrise eastbound, headlights towards hayward.n8me8 roadwork, hopefully they will get that picked up betweens to -- elsewhere southbound 101 past lucas valley road, marin county nicely to the golden gate bridge fog-free and light traffic. out of antioch, slow traffic towards pittsburg about a 30 minute drive from hillcrest to 242 in concord slow out of tracy up and over the altamont, 25 minutes headed to the dublin pleasanton interchange. today is spare the air day suggested that you take mass transit, if you can. the good news is that is all on time, no delays for bart, muni, vta all agencies looking good. >>> 6:18. >> 49ers bounce back after last weekend's loss. >>> lindsay lohan says she was thrown to the ground and choked inside a new york city hotel room
to the post-season, unbelievable! >> a's beat rangers 4-3 last night. you can see how thrilled they were. the a's partied like they've never been here before, because most of them haven't. >> the feeling is unbelieveable man, words can't explain it to come as far as we have and nobody expected it, good feeling to silence a lot of people. >> amazing! playoffs baby! >> they went into the season having a good time and the a can win the division title outright by beating the rangers tonight and tomorrow afternoon to sweep the series. >>> 11 teams from the america's cup world series will take to san francisco bay agained if for the competition the second chapter of the competition. today will be free practice sailing with qualifying event tomorrow. championship racing begins thursday builds each day to super sunday racing the first leg was in august when thousands packed the marina green for the event one of several leading up to next year's finals in september, right here in san francisco. >>> at the same time, the blue angels will cruise into town and fleet week they arrive around 6:15 flyi
back with nine to play. swept the texas rangers yesterday. twice the payroll they do to win the american league west. that means that they are going to detroit to start the playoff series on saturday. now yesterday here it was frenetic and the fans were going crazy. we had a chance to talk to some of them after the game. they were ready to go with their amazing a's. >> i've been waiting all my life for something like that. watching the a s back in 2000, i was never at the game, but this time i was at the game. seeing the celebration the last three days, remarkable. >> they are going all the way. >> i'm experiencing history right now so i'm excited. >> i didn't really believe in the as, i had to be a part of it today. they've been making magic happen all year. >> reporter: it took to the last game in the season but finally the playoff pitcher is in place and we have a look at what you can expect from the oakland as starting on saturday. they go to detroit today, will practice friday, first game is saturday. 3:00. then they play again sunday. then they come back home to start
the last three games of the regular season against the texas rangers. they will meet tonight at the coliseum. right now the as are two games dehind the rangers in their division if the as sweep texas, they win the west. if they don't sweep, oakland still has a shot at one of the two american league wild card spots. the giants have punched their postseason a lodge time ago. but they still don't know if they will play washington or cincinnati a bay area church doing its part to keep the homeless program up and -- cincinnati. >>> a bay area church is do its part to keep the homeless program up and running. one of the founders is retiring. however, st. paul's episcopal church is voting whether to take over the operations of that program. >>> a church in antioch will pay special tribute to polices and firefighters tomorrow. it's called a blue mass. they will be honoring first responders from all around eastern contra costa county. it begins at 10:30 a.m. at st. ignatius of antioch catholic. there will be a tribute to kenyan, the officer killed. it will be at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow mo
at the coliseum. exciting. they have been on a roll. the as tied the rangers for the division lead last night. derek norris driving in a couple of runs in the 5th inning and we go to the sixth and the pride of petaluma jonny gomes says see ya! that's a solo shot. as win 3-1. they have come from 13 games behind to tie texas for the division lead. so here's how it sets up now. the as win this afternoon. they will win the west and get a best-of-five play-off series beginning on the weekend. if they lose, they are still in but it's a wild card game. that would mean a one-game play- off on friday. if they win they move on. if they lose, they're out. go as. the giants knocked the dodgers out of the play-offs in l.a. last night. great game, though. buster posey going deep for his 24th homer in an early giant lead. he should be the mvp. that held on to beat the dodgers then 4-3. they will play the season finale this afternoon in a game that doesn't mean much but anytime you beat the dodgers, that's a good thing. the cardinals got in because of that dodger loss. >>> play of the day comes from kansas c
the rangers last night for the divisional lead. derek norris driving in a couple of runs in the 5th inning. 6th jonny gomes with a solo home run. as win 3-1. if they beat the rangers today they advance to a best of five series. if they lose, it's a one-game wild card play-off on friday. >>> how about the giants knocked the dodgers out of the play-offs picture in l.a. how sweet that? buster posey with his 24th home run. they beat the dodgers 4-3. they will play the regular season finale this afternoon at dodger stadium. dodgers are out, cardinals got the wild card because of that win. >>> play of the day kansas city, missouri detroit tigers grassy hits a ground ball to short and it's fielded by escobar who makes this an unbelievable turn and toss contorted. look at that. deep in the hole and still gets his man. he gets the play of the day. the royals are out of the play- offs. good shortstop. >> he makes it look so easy. >> a great play. >>> 6:26. coming up, timing is everything. are the as on the verge of leaving oakland? >> plus, butt out. san francisco may ban public nudity. the proposed fi
the texas rangers. if he can 0 land sweeps texas they win -- -- if the o's sweep texas, they win and what they don't know is who they will be playing it could be washington or cincinnati. >>> it is called blue mass and they will honor first responders from around east contra costa. an election will be held at the catholic church starting at 10:30 a.m. and kenyon was shot and killed in alamo. >>> time now 6:15, you will have fewer options and the ferry is getting rid of their two weekday trips in marin county in san francisco. the larkspur -- larkspur ferry will be around and no changes to the holiday schedule or any of the cielito schedules. >>> how is traffic, sal? >>> it should be a nice drive and let's look at highway 24 westbound. it is a nice drive coming up to the willow pass grade with no major issues. if you are driving to the bay bridge toll plaza, it has been a nice drive with no major issues and if you are driving, traffic should be good for you coming out to the mcarthur maze. here is a look at highway 4, getting out to the east shore freeway it looks good from vallejo to pano
they will loud later on today. this win last night put the red hot a's in position and they beat the rangers 3-1 and that put them in a tie. they have erased a 13 deficit, almost unthinkable this come back. if they win they go straight to the division series however if they lose the as are still in the playoffs. but it looks tougher. they have to play a do or die game against either the baltimore orioles or the yankees. last night jonny gomes was asked about how much confidence they have going into this game. >> well, about the same as what we had when we went into the season i am not going to lie to you but just checked another one off the list and that's a great celebration of what we had last night. >> it is another reason for fans to celebrate and they will be staying in oakland for the time-being putting it to 2018. they recently happened the as a five year he can pension and they are reportedly interested. even if they built a ballpark in san jose it would not be ready for another five years. it will be packed and later on season finale will determine the championship. it will begin 12:3
authorities to close san jose's park for the second day in a row. rangers first close it had park yesterday when the temperatures there hit 99 degrees. as for tomorrow the park will reopen with restrictions, no fires, no barbecues and should be some relief on the way. at 7:23 our meteorologist bill martin will lay out the timeline and how much cooler it might get. >>> five people escaped unharmed this afternoon after a san jose home caught fire. firefighters cut out the blaze in about an hour. they say the fire started in a backyard shed and spread to the home there on lee avenue. everyone inside the house made it out safely. fire crews are investigating the cause. >>> hewlett-packard ceo telling investors and analysts the hard times will last at least another year. palo alto has been struggling now for several years. it will take time to recover because the global economy is weak. technology analysts say that whitman is setting the bar low why would turn around hp. >> said we don't have a problem inventing good stuff. we've had a problem getting that stuff out to the market for people to b
. the as if you haven't heard already they won the als title. they took on the rangers. they swept up. it was a sweet victory yesterday we're going to have highlights on that coming up as well. it's here. the ships have begun to arrive including the uss macon huge aircraft carrier. a lot of the sailors are doing a lot of great things. we'll explore that in a little more detail coming up. >>> a big change in the weather. >> a dramatic change in the forecast, the fog really rolled in yesterday afternoon and affected all of our coastal communities. dealing with widespread low clouds, it's a chilly start to the morning and we're looking at upper 70s at best. changes ahead. we have some sprinkles in the forecast. i'll highlight what's on tap for the week coming up. >>> the traffic looking good on the freeway this morning, but there's a bart delay. we are just learning that there's a piece of maintenance that is stuck on the tracks in oakland and that accounts for delays heading to san francisco which is a major commute direction from the bay. it's slowing on the fremont l ine. >>> the fi
the making the playoffs now. the mariners and then they get to play the rangers. all the games will be at home. and my guess i am ready for the a's. if we see more seats filled that is what it comes down to. >> i see it coming down to j. r. i just tell him the light of the coliseum's and where are the fans. >> it is going to be a gorgeous weekend and i know there's the ball to watch the would you do something tomorrow? will you pledge tomorrow to get off your butt and do something? >> i play a big turkey on tv but i move around a bit. it's like the older father driving his kids around on the weekend. >> you said it's all in the car you drive >> i am not running but i am going to say get on your mark spitz said go. but then i will go home immediately and set back on the couch. >> i'll be watching for you as i run by. >> that is a pretty good little run. >> we will see you is 7:53 a.m. we will be right back -what's up? i'm chris. -and i'm erik. both: we're the fruit guys! back in 1998, we had this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wo
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